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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Thursday, February 18, 2021, 20:54 (17 days ago)


https://youtu.be/FLg19TaT5Fc

As of today, since April 18, 2020 Zihuatanejo has registered a cumulative total of 2,062 confirmed cases of Covid-19 (7 more than yesterday), 163 that have resulted in fatalities, 54 that are currently active, and approximately 1,712 that have recovered. The downward trend continues pretty much across the nation. Chiapas has returned to Semáforo Verde with 2.3 active cases per 100,000 inhabitants (lowest in the nation) while Guerrero remains in Semáforo Rojo with 17.9 active cases per 100,000 inhabitants (9th lowest in the nation).

Today was jueves pozolero, and we couldn't resist ordering one of our favorite dishes from La Jaiba Feliz, which we enjoyed while watching the landing of Perseverance on Mars. Wow! Double treat!

Presidente López Obrador has asked everyone to try to use less electricity this evening in order to help balance the grid and help our northern states who are still having a bit of a rough time since Texas cut off their supply of gas. Almost everyone who had lost power in northern Mexico is back on line, so every little bit helps.

Looks like someone was burning garbage at La Ropa. Pretty in a photo, but not good.
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DeZIHdido a Quedarme Aquí

by Big Apple loves Z @, Friday, February 19, 2021, 06:56 (17 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Wow, I am with you Rob...Perserverance landing was spectacular. Just INCREDIBLE.

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DeZIHdido a Quedarme Aquí

by hromero ⌂ @, Saturday, February 20, 2021, 13:59 (15 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Is it illegal to burn? Asking because it has been a regular occurence in this area of late and if it is illegal I would like to report it. There have been a couple of days recently where the wind blew just right and made breathing difficult.

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Humberto Romero
www.casaarcoiriszihuatanejo.com

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DeZIHdido a Quedarme Aquí

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, February 20, 2021, 18:31 (15 days ago) @ hromero

Is it illegal to burn? Asking because it has been a regular occurence in this area of late and if it is illegal I would like to report it. There have been a couple of days recently where the wind blew just right and made breathing difficult.

Not sure if it's legal or simply tolerated, but you should definitely report any burning to the Bomberos and let them sort out the legalities after they put out the fire. No reason for you or anyone to have to put up with breathing other people's pollution.

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by Keytime @, Saturday, February 20, 2021, 20:30 (15 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Good freakining luck. Try and find the sources. The small burns in the morning are blown away by 10am. The large burns that we witnessed this afternoon are big burns, farm most likely? But they blow away as well. Results are awesome sunsets. This smoke is mild this far. Go to Indonesia/ Singapore/ Malaysia when the farmers burn. Stage 10 smog alert

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, February 21, 2021, 09:48 (14 days ago) @ Keytime

Good freakining luck. Try and find the sources. The small burns in the morning are blown away by 10am. The large burns that we witnessed this afternoon are big burns, farm most likely? But they blow away as well. Results are awesome sunsets. This smoke is mild this far. Go to Indonesia/ Singapore/ Malaysia when the farmers burn. Stage 10 smog alert

I'm pretty sure nothing anywhere else is worse than we've seen it here, except California where entire towns burn. It's a scary feeling to be out in a boat here and get about a mile outside the bay and realize you can't see the coast anymore, or it looks like a war zone where everyone lost. We've had burning seasons so bad that people shut themselves in because they can't breathe outdoors. It gets very hard on the elderly.

Only traditional farmers burning tlacololes are given leeway. Everyone else is expected to clear land without burning it.

It's simple. See smoke? Call the Bomberos. The fire source in the photo I posted was easily identifiable. The Bomberos would have no trouble. It also behooves folks to get the local media involved if they see such things as trash burning at La Ropa go unattended. Either restaurants are burning trash, or a construction project, or local jardineros. I would be surprised if it was any homeowner or condo commando burning trash.

This year thanks to the presence of La Niña fire alerts are already being issued because it is already much drier than normal. Last year's rainy season was rather pitiful, and we're already seeing fires.
PARA 2021 SE ESPERA UNA TEMPORADA CRÍTICA DE INCENDIOS FORESTALES: CONAFOR

April 2017 - this is common during the burning season. We've seen worse.
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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Saturday, February 20, 2021, 20:47 (15 days ago) @ hromero

When we were busted for not having a permit to trim our mango tree last year the woman in charge reminded us that it is NEVER legal to burn.

Paddling this morning was fine, but when we started to swim, the smoke started and really bothered me swimming. Him, not so much, for me, it was an issue.

Please report to ecologia.